What started as a Facebook wall post from a Bostonian away at Seminary in Rome has been forwarded and republished tens of thousands of times. The essay is in the form of a letter to the younger bombing suspect, and begins with the words: “Dear Dzhokhar, You don’t know me, but you tried to kill my family.” In this April 27, 2013 interview with State of Belief Radio host Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, you’ll meet the writer, Rev. Mr. Michael Rogers, S.J., learn what moved him to write the letter, and how the outpouring of response has made him feel.

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Mike Rogers, S.J. Interview: State of Belief Radio April 27, 2013 by StateofBelief

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